It has been a while since I have photographed at night, in fact the last time I had challenged myself in doing this was in 2017. Last Sunday I planned it out and headed out to Old Montreal with the Mamiya C330 and an expired roll of Agfachrome 1000 RS. I have had this roll of film in my freezer for the longest time and finally I was able to put it to good use. As you may have noticed […]
I have briefly mentioned the Mamiya C330 in a previous journal entry as being a favorite camera of mine and that if it was not for it’s weight, (not that it is too much of an issue except when in rugged terrain and the lighter I can be the better), it would instantly take the place of the Yashica D. I recently bought a Mamiya C330 from eBay as a back up to a Mamiya C330 I bought back in […]
I worked my way into testing out the Yashica D with the #1 and #2 close-up lens and I am loving it. It is not only being able to come in close that is cool, the range of play with depth of field has become more interesting. Images taken with Close-up lens #1: Images taken with Close-up lens #2: I will continue to test with both close up lenses with some new work.
I finally had the chance to set up my darkroom and dive into printing over the holidays. I have set a goal to do more printing this year and to print big! The Yashica D is my favorite medium format camera to use and having obtained a few close up lenses has made my love for it even stronger. I love coming in close to my subjects and so this just makes it even more fun. There were a few […]
I LOVE IT! Anyone out there using this camera? I would love to hear from you. I have the 80mm, but I am looking for a nice portrait lens, and suggestions?